Stars of Wonder – Looking to the Night Sky for Inspiration

Living in the Dallas/Ft. Worth metroplex does not offer too many opportunities for star gazing. I often wonder what it was like for those wise men of the Bible that studied the stars and found such a great wealth of knowledge written among them. Cultivating wonder is like allowing your kids to chase the rabbit…

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Scripture Meditation: Free Adult Coloring Printable

Adult Coloring Printable

I am totally on board with the adult coloring craze!  If you could have only seen my notes from college, you’d know that I must have been way ahead of the trend, because this is what I did to focus my thoughts as I listened to lectures.  Typically my mind is all over the place,…

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5 Days of Christmas: Doesn’t Have to Cost a Penny

Free Fun for Christmas

The past few days I’ve been sharing with you our family tradition of focusing on Christmas presence rather than Christmas presents.  We stumbled across this idea because our budget was tight and we needed to get a little creative.  I don’t think you have to have a small budget to bless your kids with your presence,…

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5 Days of Christmas Presence (not Presents)

Christmas Presence

A couple of years ago, we were trying to figure out how to make Christmas work with an ever shrinking budget.  The solution?  Homemade Christmas.  I set up “Santa’s Workshop” in my room and made all kinds of wonderful treasures.  It took forever, but Christmas morning still felt like that glorious day of opening presents…

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There Was an Old Dragon who Swallowed a Knight

I’m celebrating Picture Book Month all of November as I participate in a fun blog hop highlighting great picture books and crafts to go along with them.  If you missed my post about Mo Willems yesterday, you should go check it out!   Today I am featuring an author that has taken a classic children’s…

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